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This Indian airport handled close to 1000 flights in a single day

We're not sure what you were up to Friday night, but an airport in India had no time for partying. In fact, Chhatrapati Shivaji Airport this weekend broke the record for the most number of flights handled in a single day by a single airport

By Andy Walker 28 Nov 2017

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Car-sharing firm zips across to petrol vans in bid to cut diesel use

We have all heard of car-sharing schemes. Until now they have been about cars and the ability to jump into a vehicle, drive to your destination and then park it for someone else to use. But what if you could borrow a van?

23 Nov 2017

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Coming soon to a highway near you: Truck platooning

Platooning involves a number of trucks closely following one another, connected using vehicle-to-vehicle communication. Typically the lead truck does most of the driving "work"

By Michael Milford 21 Nov 2017

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Volvo to supply Uber with self-driving cars

Volvo Cars said it has signed an agreement to supply "tens of thousands" of self-driving cars to Uber, as the ride-sharing company battles a number of different controversies

21 Nov 2017

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Rolls-Royce taking steps into the future of civil aerospace

Rolls-Royce announced two new innovative developments at the Dubai Airshow and in tandem at AFRAA's 49th AGA

15 Nov 2017

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China signs $37bn deal to buy 300 Boeing planes

China signed an agreement Thursday to buy 300 aeroplanes from US aerospace giant Boeing valued over $37 billion, as part of a multi-billion dollar raft of deals announced during President Donald Trump's visit to Beijing.

10 Nov 2017

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Waymo cars hit the road without drivers

Waymo said that its self-driving cars are hitting the road without anyone behind the wheel as the Alphabet subsidiary steers toward launching an automated ride service

9 Nov 2017

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Hurricanes hit global passenger demand for September

Global passenger traffic results for September showed that demand rose 5.7% compared 2016, the slowest year-on-year increase since February. Hurricanes Irma and Maria weighed heavily on the results

3 Nov 2017

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EasyJet to buy slice of Air Berlin's Tegel operations

British low-cost carrier EasyJet announced that it had agreed to buy part of bankrupt carrier Air Berlin's operations at the German capital's Tegel Airport for €40 million ($46.4 million)

30 Oct 2017

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Elon Musk's BFR will fly from London to Cape Town in just 34 minutes

His space exploration company SpaceX is pondering a new method of transporting people from one corner of the Earth to the other. And it involves a space vehicle/rocket system called the BFR

By Andy Walker 2 Oct 2017

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Etihad Aviation Group appoints Tony Douglas as CEO

Tony Douglas has been appointed as the new CEO of Etihad Aviation Group, effective January 2018

29 Sep 2017

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Tesla to reveal all-electric truck next month

Earlier this year, Tesla CEO Elon Musk announced that the company would reveal its Tesla Semi truck this month. Musk has since announced that the reveal date has tentatively moved to 26 October 2017

27 Sep 2017

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Karl-Ludwig Kley appointed Lufthansa supervisory board chairman

Wolfgang Mayrhuber has resigned as the chairman of Lufthansa's supervisory board. Consequently, Karl-Ludwig Kley has been selected as the new chairman

27 Sep 2017

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Support World Car-Free Day on 22 September

On Friday, 22 September 2017, cities around the globe will be celebrating World Car-Free Day - a day to showcase how our cities might look like, feel like, and sound like without cars

By Ilse van den Berg 21 Sep 2017

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Abdul Khaliq Saeed new CEO of Etihad Airways Engineering

Abdul Khaliq Saeed has been appointed as the new CEO of Etihad Airways Engineering. He will be replacing Jeff Wilkinson who is leaving after 11 years with the company

8 Sep 2017

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Face scans, robot baggage handlers - airports of the future

Passengers' baggage is collected by robots, they relax in a luxurious waiting area complete with an indoor garden before getting a face scan and swiftly passing through security and immigration

29 Aug 2017

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Emirates SkyCargo collaborates with DuPont on enhanced temperature protection solution

Emirates SkyCargo in collaboration with DuPont is rolling out a new white cover solution as part of its endeavour to offer a range of innovative cool chain temperature solutions

18 Aug 2017

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Three ways to improve commercial shipping's environmental footprint

While it's an essential part of international trade, shipping also poses serious risks to the environment. There are some immediate solutions to this problem that use existing technology

By Martina Doblin 16 Aug 2017

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IATA, A4A launches year-long campaign to improve baggage tracking

"Arriving without a bag is a very frustrating experience for our customers. Over the last decade, we have reduced mishandled baggage by 54% with improved processes. The next step is to realise the full benefits of baggage tracking"

21 Jul 2017

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Qatar Airways says flights now exempt from US laptop ban

Qatar Airways announced that it has won exemption from a US ban on passengers taking laptops and tablet computers on flights from its Doha hub

6 Jul 2017

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